Matthew R. Daniels


Matt Daniels focuses on defending businesses against complex toxic tort and product liability claims. Matt has a broad range of experience, having handled personal injury claims, negligence actions relating to large property losses, insurance coverage matters, and a variety of commercial disputes. Matt is licensed in Michigan and Illinois and has appeared in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest. 

Matt graduated from Michigan State University College of Law with cum laude distinction. While in law school Matt was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board, and was the recipient of a 50% merit scholarship. Matt began his career with a highly regarded firm based in Ann Arbor, MI, and prior to joining HPY, was a litigator in the subrogation & recovery practice group with an AMLAW 100 firm in Chicago.



  • Michigan State University College of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 2011)
    • Appellate Moot Court Board
    • Dean's List
    • Recipient, Juris Prudence Award, Law and Literature
  • University of Colorado Boulder  (B.S., 2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Michigan


  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    • Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Executive Committee Member, Young Professionals Board - Legal Assistance Foundation